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Medical Doctor

Job Order ID 3359
Province/State Pennsylvania
City Philadelphia

Employment Type Permanent
Posted Date 9/23/2019

Brief Description

Executive Alliance is seeking a Medical Doctor with 5+ years of post-graduation clinical medical experience in Family, Emergency, Internal or ICU Medical background for Philadelphia location. This is a permanent full-time position.

General job duties.
This role will be responsible for delivering professional, effective medical assistance services to the highest standards of excellence in conjunction with Regional Medical Director (RMD), Medical Directors (MDs), and Coordinator Nurses (CN).

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibility for medical due diligence and case direction with respect to designated medical assistance cases.
Responsibility for designated ongoing medical related tasks required on all medical assistance cases.
Assess each designated case with respect to its medical elements and provide direction in order to facilitate medical due diligence and render the appropriate assistance.
Provision of assistance with referrals and retrospective claims assessments as required.
Responsibility for ensuring that there is an appropriate medical handover of cases at the beginning/end of each shift.
Direct the medical frequency/intensity of medical contacts with treating Doctors, Clients, patients and their family members as appropriate.
Direct the planning and progress of inpatient cases.
Oversee the planning and progress of operational issues relating to medical case management.
May be required to change shift from day to night, or vice versa, or take additional weekend coverage, depending on staffing needs. This will be determined by the RMD, in conjunction with the Director of Nursing.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES:
Receive and assess relevant medically-related calls received from clients.
Collect logistical, medical and collateral histories pertaining to the medical event/incident.
Provide telephone medical assessment and consultation to designated patients in all parts of the world, assess and monitor the appropriateness of the treatment where they are located.
Give advice to callers, relatives, employers, employees, insurance companies and other clients.
Organize and supervise appropriate medical assistance for clients. This includes obtaining medical reports, organizing referrals, monitoring the patient’s conditions, recommending appropriate means of medical transportation, and monitoring the progress of such.
Obtain medical reports from treating medical staff to ascertain the suitability of patient’s treatment, monitor medical care and co-ordinate the patient’s needs for transport as appropriate.
On occasion, obtain medical information from the patient’s family physician, GP or treating specialist to determine the pre-existence of disease.
Assist in providing medical referrals in the regions covered and/or serviced by the Assistance Center.
Partake in the further development and enhancement of medical and logistic capabilities.

MEDICAL LIAISON AND REPORTING:
Collect relevant medical information to produce focused professional medical reports that effectively communicated medical information to all types of clients.
Professionally communicate verbally and/or in writing to the relevant parties/clients regarding the progress of the patient’s condition. Discuss appropriate medical management and dispositional recommendations.
Undertake responsibility for the medical information released from the Assistance Center.
Undertake direct contact with relevant Treating Medical Officers and Local Medical Officers as appropriate to expedite the case’s management.
Liaise with client medical departments and claim departments to effectively communicate relevant medical and logistical information in accordance with the client requirements.
Undertake public relations calls as required to ensure good communication with all parties and to promote clear understanding with patients, families, clients etc.
Establish responsive liaison arrangements within and externally. (i.e. Medical representatives, patients and insurance companies).
Maintain high standards for detailed and accurate documentation including the consistent updating of case files.

MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION:
Consistently maintain the proper standards in expediting all medical transportations.
Have direct responsibility for the assessment of medical and logistical aspects of evacuations and repatriations, including the assessment of the necessity of an evacuation and the means by which it should take place. (i.e. air-ambulance / commercial carrier / seated / stretcher / escort type / medical equipment / etc.).
Liaise with medical departments and/or medical directors of various airlines for passenger medical clearance as indicated.
Act as a medical escort when required for appropriate medical cases.
Determine most appropriate medical escort personnel for the specific case in conjunction with the RMD, MDs, other CDs and CNs.
As appropriate, assist in the maintenance, upgrading, and control of the emergency mobile medical equipment available in the Assistance Center.

GLOBAL ASSISTANCE NETWORK (GAN) AND REFERRALS:
Responsibility for medical referrals such that patients are referred to appropriate levels of care and the appropriate medical provider is selected.
Collation of new information on medical providers and facilities encountered and transfer of this information to the Global Assistance Network (GAN) department with medical comment for further investigation.
Assist with site surveys, medical audits and write reports as per specifications upon request from the Regional Medical Director and in fulfillment of the Audit Tool.
To work at other locations, including GMS sites, as and when required by consensus agreement with the RMD.

Participate, under the direction of the Regional Medical Director and CEO, Americas and in consultation with the Marketing Manager, the appropriate business development activities.
Assist in explaining medical services to prospective and existing clients as requested.


Requirement Note

5+ years of post-graduation clinical medical experience
Family, Emergency, Internal or ICU Medical background strongly preferred
Assistance Medicine (desirable)
Aviation Medicine (desirable)
Remote Area Medicine (desirable)
Tele-medicine (desirable)
Required Qualifications:
Full current registration to practice medicine in Pennsylvania or elsewhere within the USA.
BLS/ACLS certifications are required to be current.
English, with Spanish, strongly preferred

 

Please include a resume when applying
All inquiries strictly confidential



Contact Details:
Ruchi Virmani
ruchi@execsallied.com
(813) 973-2200 ext. 3004